Watford's Cleverley to miss start of season after surgery

(Reuters) - Watford midfielder Tom Cleverley will miss the start of the Premier League season as he recovers from ankle surgery, his club said on Saturday.

Africa looks for answers after disastrous World Cup

RABAT (Reuters) - African football will conduct a soul-searching session at a two-day symposium in Morocco after all five of the continent's sides failed to get over the first hurdle at the World Cup.

Leicester sign goalkeeper Ward from Liverpool

(Reuters) - Leicester City have signed goalkeeper Danny Ward from Liverpool on a four-year contract, both clubs confirmed on Friday.

Putin says Russia's World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

KALININGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the country's 12 World Cup venues should be mainly used for soccer, and not transformed into concert halls or exhibition centres.

National squad left in the dark after AFC announce re-draw

PETALING JAYA: The National Under-23 squad are in a dilemma as they are committed to play China on Aug 5 as preparation for the Indonesia Asian Games from Aug 18-Sept 2.

Elavarasan wants Melaka to contain Selangor’s Segovia

PETALING JAYA: Melaka will be out to shackle Selangor’s Spanish hitman Rufino Segovia in their Super League clash at the Hang Jebat Stadium tonight.

Villa to receive fresh investment from Egyptian and American backers

(Reuters) - Aston Villa will receive a "significant investment" from NSWE, a company jointly owned by billionaires Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens, the English Championship club announced on Friday.

AC Milan cleared to compete in Europa League after court overturns UEFA ban

MILAN (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday overturned a decision by European soccer body UEFA to ban AC Milan from next season's Europa League competition, saying the Italian club's finances had improved after a recent ownership change.

Son signs new long-term deal at Spurs

(Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min has signed a new long-term contract until 2023, the Premier League club announced on Friday.

Fabregas begs Hazard to stay at Chelsea

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has urged team mate Eden Hazard not to leave the Premier League club amid reports that the Belgium forward is bound for Real Madrid.